J.K.Guest has three main business activities:
CSTA-SU- construction Skills Training Academy also incorporating Staking University. CSTA-SU is at the forefront throughout the world of utility detection and mapping training, assessments and qualifications.
This position is strengthened by the unique partnership between Construction Skills Training Academy and Staking University which is the premier pipe and cable locating training program in the world!
Staking University was founded in 1999 by Mike Parilac, who has over 33 years of experience in the underground utility industry; Staking University has provided their utility expertise to over 500 worldwide clients, including utility companies, engineering firms, contract locating companies, military bases, government agencies, locator manufacturers and more!
The Construction Skills Training Academy was formed in order to provide much needed qualifications in the Utility Detection and Mapping profession and has been very successful in providing this service to multiple clients throughout the construction industry. We are now an established and trusted “go to” source of guidance and information for our clients and the leading provider of this service.
The expertise and mutual belief in improving the skill, capability and safety of anyone involved in breaking ground means the inevitable partnership between our 2 organisations will only serve to drive our profession forwards.
Safety Shield Systems – is a technology company that develops vision-based advanced driver and operator assistance systems, providing warnings for collision prevention and mitigation.
Our technologies save lives, prevent collisions, and reduce fuel costs. Our systems offer multiple lifesaving features in a single bundle, empowering drivers and operators to mitigate and avoid collisions while improving driving behaviour.
Safety Shield Systems provide ADAS and 360 degree cameras for the transport and construction industry, our product range also includes utility protection and site operative protection systems across the rail and nuclear industry.
J.K.Guest Utility Mapping Solutions is one of the UK`s leading utility location and mapping providers.
Utilising the latest in underground utility detection and mapping technology, J.K.Guest (UMS) provide a complete none intrusive underground utility detection and mapping service conforming to the new PAS 128 specification.
Over the years J.K.Guest (UMS) has carried out surveys for major utility companies, public authorities, Nuclear energy companies and a variety of professional organisations.
All of our surveyors are trained to the highest standard and all hold the relevant utility mapping qualifications gained through Europe’s leading training and assessment provider for the utility mapping industry, Construction Skills Training Academy (CSTA-SU)